The city is seeking development ideas for a 16-acre group of properties close to the Old Town Mall, an East Baltimore shopping strip that has been the target of revitalization efforts on and off for more than 40 years.
Charles Village Civic Association, in an effort to find good businesses to fill the many vacant storefronts in the area, is talking to a market research company called Spot Mojo, which specializes in that sort of thing and would help them identify potential businesses.
A series of recent federal reports have raised concerns with safety in small field offices scattered across the country, where federal employees at the IRS, Social Security Administration and other agencies are more likely to interact with the public.
The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws.
Legislation currently before the Baltimore City Council — Council Bill 13-301, to ban the check box that asks about a job seeker's criminal history on the employment applications of companies doing business in the city — has been held up by critics and is in danger of dying.
The Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation on Tuesday approved a developer's exterior renovation plans for the conversion of an historic former home for unwed mothers into apartments.
Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park Place home.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson will be honored at the White House on Thursday along with eight other local leaders who have taken steps to reduce gun violence, the Obama administration said Monday.
Controversial plan to develop Hampden townhouses on site of former home for unwed mothers goes before Baltimore City zoning board. Neighbors and City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke oppose developer John Brooks' proposal.
One year ago, local activist group Housing Our Neighbors stood with the 14 residents of a tent city in the heart of downtown Baltimore and watched as a city bulldozer demolished tents that had housed people for years. This approach to homelessness and tent cities is both misguided and ineffective. We know what works to end this crisis: a model called "housing first," coupled with policies that increase the supply of affordable housing, health care, jobs and livable wages.
Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with starting the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said Wednesday he expects Baltimore to be a model for a new program, which will turn over thousands of units of public housing to private and nonprofit developers.
The teenager who led a deadly January assault at the Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed on Wednesday.
A cyber attack at the University of Maryland, College Park, affected 21,499 fewer people than originally thought after an analysis revealed the database contained some incomplete and inaccurate data, university officials said Wednesday.
Hundreds of girls wearing purple shirts walked laps around the circle in front of Seton Keough High School to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a nonprofit that advances treatment and prevention of catastrophic diseases in children.